Bourdain and the Beats

Celebrity chef and author Anthony Bourdain recently premiered his new show on CNN. The title of Parts Unknown references both the remote locations the show seems to focus on as well as the odd bits of fruits, veggies and animals that make their way into the more exotic dishes Bourdain puts on display. The title [...]

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Burroughs Reads Junky

Hola, amigos Junky is William S. Burroughs’ first book and also his most readable. While many readers may have already cracked the cover on this dusky treasure, I recently found a fine gem that washed up on the cyber shores of this here late night lookout. This YouTube offering is an abridged audibook version of [...]

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The Sleepless Book Club – The Legacy of Alan Lomax

If you’ve heard any of my music, you’ve heard my love of folk music. My mother and father were not music lovers, but their tiny record collection included a country album (Marty Robbins’ Gunsfighter Ballads) an RnB masterpiece (Ray Charles’ What’d I Say) and a folk record (Peter, Paul and Mary Live) that included “Blowin’ [...]

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Here is an interesting match-up… Pioneering esoteric film maker Kenneth Anger gets interviewed by pioneering esoteric film maker Gaspar Noe in this match-made-in-heaven (hell?) tete-a-tete: Kenneth Anger, the octogenarian American underground filmmaker, has largely been heralded as one of the founders of experimental film, with his role in inspiring directors such as Martin Scorsese and [...]

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Pod Monk No Zero

Greetings all and more again. Just a quick one this time. Thanks to everyone who has been messaging me regarding the Disinformation World News Podcast and The Wicked – the new CD I am in the middle of recording with Jean Paul Lilliston. A new Podcast should be up in a few weeks so go [...]

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